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Simon Appleton (NZCFS Website Admin)

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NZCFS Explore China: The Centre Tour

October 7 to 29 2018, 22 Days in China   A further tour from NZCFS in the acclaimed and popular ‘Explore China’ series. The focus of t... Read more

The Nirvana of China

When I say ‘Nirvana’, I am not referring to the Buddhism concept of transcendence but the American band. The Chinese band I am referring to... Read more

7 of China’s more interesting laws.

Later in 2018 the NZCFS will arrange a Lawyers tour to China. The tour will give New Zealand legal practitioners a chance to learn about th... Read more

Tencent: the first Asian company to reach the $500 billion club

Tencent, currently China’s most valuable company, became the first Asian firm to ever enter the exclusive club of companies worth more than... Read more

Chengdu named China’s happiest city

According to a recent survey by Oriental Outlook Magazine Chengdu is the happiest city in China. The magazine has been running the survey s... Read more

Hukou Reform

China’s Hukou (Houshold Registration, or also known as Internal Passport) system is one of the most pressing areas for policy reform. ... Read more

Chinese Breakfasts

Chinese Breakfasts Breakfast dishes in China widely differ from region to region. Chinese people usually eat soybean milk and deep-fr... Read more

Why not learn Chinese?

Mandarin is the main language of China. it’s also spoken in Hong Kong (China), Macao (China), Malaysia, Singapore and Chinese communities in... Read more

About WeChat

It’s hard to imagine life in modern China without WeChat. The app is just one of many examples of how China is leading the world in software... Read more

Explore China: The Northwest

Report: Explore China: the North West Tour, October 11 to November 1 16 tour group members. Two hours on the tarmac in Shanghai for the... Read more
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Rewi Alley

The most famous New Zealander in China - Rewi Alley contributed perhaps more than any other foreigner to the Chinese revolution. He was th... Read more

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